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    Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants.

    4 Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Care Plans

    Nurses have an essential role and responsibilities when handling a client with diabetes such as providing child and family with education [..] Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for diabetes mellitus type 1.

    Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 (Juvenile Diabetes)

    Type 1 diabetes is a chronic illness characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin due to the autoimmune destruction of the beta cells in the pancreas.

    Elizabeth Wettlaufer Serial Murders: Did the System Fail the Patients?

    Wettlaufer was found guilty of 8 counts of murder, 4 counts of attempted murder and 2 cases of aggravated assault against elderly patients by injecting them with insulin.


    Insulin is the hormone produced by the pancreatic beta cells of the islets of Langerhans.

    Endocrine System Anatomy and Physiology

    The major endocrine organs of the body include the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pineal and thymus glands, the pancreas, and the gonads. The regulatory functions of the nervous and endocrine systems are similar in some aspects, but differ in such ways.

    Digestive System Anatomy and Physiology

    Learn about the digestive system here.

    4 Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Care Plans

    Here are four (4) nursing care plans for gestational diabetes mellitus.

    Nurse Victorino Chua Jailed for Life for Stepping Hill Poisoning Murders

    A Filipino nurse was sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering two patients and poisoning 22 others by contaminating saline drip bags with insulin at Stepping Hill hospital in Greater Manchester.